Not every stint for work or business means full time residency in Hong Kong so what to do about ‘half-timers’? QUESTION I am pursuing options..
Excellent question earlier this week. Great opportunity to slay a few sacred cows. QUESTION Hi, one of the requirements for the work visa application is..
Amazing really. more than 20 years in the business of Hong Kong immigration and this is the first time I can remember this question ever..
For many people, especially those with a natural ability to manage a process or work to a set of procedural guidelines, there may very well..
How Can I Handle My Hong Kong Employment Visa Extension If I Plan to Be On Leave For 8 Weeks Around the Time for Renewal?
This situation occurs quite a lot especially for those employees who were originally summer hires and are on back to back employment contracts matching the..
What Compliance Obligations Do I Have if I Hold a Hong Kong Employment Visa and Want to Start Freelancing After I Stop Working for My Employer-Sponsor?
As a foreign national temporarily resident in Hong Kong on a sponsored employment visa, there are a number of different compliance issues that need to..
Both the Hong Kong Visa Handbook and the accompanying updates posted daily on the Hong Kong Visa Geeza Blog along with the DIY Visa Kits..
What Happens to My Girlfriend’s Employment Visa if She Quits Her Job and We Get Engaged – Can She Carry on Working in Hong Kong on the Strength of Our Relationship?
Does being formally engaged to be married to a Hong Kong Permanent Resident materially impact the work permissions available to an employment visa holding fiance? QUESTION..
How is My Dependant Visa Affected Under the Mainland Talents & Professionals Scheme if My Sponsor Father Goes Back to China to Work?
What happens to a Hong Kong resident dependant visa holder sponsored by a parent holding a visa issued under the Admission of Mainland Talents &..
If you have left the employ of your current employment visa sponsor, or even just thinking of doing so, you need to undergo what is..
What’s the Deal if You’re in Hong Kong With a Dependant Visa & Your Employment Visa Holding Spouse Wants to Leave but You Want to Stay?
What’s the deal if you’re in Hong Kong as a dependant and your spouse wants to leave but you want to stay? QUESTION Hello, I..
How Can I Manage the Collection of My Approved Visa Label if I Have No Fixed Address Before Arriving in Hong Kong? (TEMPLATE INCLUDED)
Easy, yet an important question this one – all about visa label collection once your applications have been approved. QUESTION Hi, we have received information..
It happens all the time. You get an employment visa to work in Hong Kong for one employer – then your circumstances change and you..
Given that some countries, like Australia, organise their immigration policy to address skills gaps in their economies with specific temporary visa types, you might expect..
Are Short Term Teaching Programmes Delivered in Hong Kong by Non-resident Educators Subject to Normal Immigration Policy?
QUESTION As a school we regularly invite specialist teachers (generally musicians or artists) to visit from overseas and provide workshops for both students and staff. ..
Yours Truly was interviewed by What’s Up Hong Kong in my favourite corner of Pacific Coffee (Fenwick Street / Lockhart Road in Wanchai) last week and today..
I Want to Change Jobs With a Significant Reduction in My Base Salary – How Will this Impact on My Hong Kong Employment Visa Change of Sponsorship Application?
QUESTION I currently hold an employment visa with a Hong Kong company where I am receiving a monthly salary of HK$50,000 (fixed salary, no bonuses),..
QUESTION For the last few years I’ve been working for an American company with an American contract of employment. I am under an employment visa..
I Have Been Made Redundant But My Wife is Working – Can We Swap Our Hong Kong Employment and Spouse Visas Around So I Can Become Her Dependant in Hong Kong?
It’s a situation that seems to happen all too frequently these days, especially in the banking sector. Can a married couple, both working, effectively swap..